Who’s Who and What’s What @ Dose!


CHICAGO (May 17, 2011) – The highly anticipated launch of Dose, a new monthly market at Chicago’s River East Art Center, is just around the corner. To whet your appetite, Dose’s vendor list is being released in its entirety for the first time. Curated by The Haute Closet’s April Francis, Tasting Table Chicago Editor Heather Sperling, DailyCandy Chicago Editor Emily Fiffer and Time Out Chicago Associate Shopping & Style Editor Jessica Herman, Dose promises to be a one-of-a-kind experience.

We’re happy to announce the final list of vendors for the June 5th Dose Market.

Get your shop on with Artfully Disheveled’s perfectly handsome squares and ties, Apartment Number 9’s made-to-measure custom shirts and Sofia’s vintage mens tees and contemporary womens dresses. More for the ladies includes twentythirtyforty’s luxury sale rack, C/FAN’s sensuous designs, Elegantly Wasted’s retro vintage, Deliciously Vintage’s decadent archive, Lisa Spagnolo’s stripe totes and Luxury Garage Sale’s consignment delights. Jewelry vendors include Shikama, Drapes, Cities in Dust, Mineralogy and Shades of Grey. Shop for body and home with Green Envee, Suitor, Roost, Sprout Home, STUDY and Gentleman’s Boombox.

The unprecedented lineup of food and drink vendors includes: Chicago Honey Co-op, Truffle Truffle, Crumb/Bun Pow, Rare Bird Preserves, Jo Snow Syrups, Blis Gourmet, Crop to Cup Coffee, Great American Cheese Collection, Old Town Social charcuterie, Defloured, Seedling Fruit, Bullseye Baking, Rare Tea Cellar, Scrumptious Pantry, Salted Caramel, X-Marx and Snookelfritz.

In addition to providing local artisans a great new venue for showcasing their wares, Dose is devoted to offering shoppers a unique experience. A number of artisans are providing exclusive-to-the-market goods: Salted Caramel will debut a new line of savory-inflected sweets; Shades of Grey jewelry designer Attalie Dexter will debut a collection of vintage chain-adorned vintage purses; Blis Gourmet will debut their new truffle oil; X-Marx will sell hand-cut Sichuanese noodles and Macao rice crisps in a pop-up restaurant format.

Plus, you can pick up everything from custom-fitted Artpentry boomboxes to pints of Snookelfritz ice cream, statement necklaces from Cities in Dust and home goods from the ever-stylish STUDY, all while sipping Rare Tea Cellar iced tea or Crop to Cup coffee spiked with creative syrups from Jo Snow.

Visit dosemarket.com for details about the vendors on our market info page and upcoming blog posts.

What: Dose, a European-style monthly food and fashion market (dosemarket.com)
When: Sunday, June 5, 2011, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.; one Sunday per month thereafter
Where: River East Art Center, 435 E. Illinois St. (312-321-1001; rivereastartcenter.com)
Transportation: Nearest El stop at Grand Red Line. Parking in the REAC garage for $6.
Price: $10 admission at the door or $8 online at dosemarket.com/get-tickets

April Francis, 312-972-8400, april@dosemarket.com
Heather Sperling, 301-706-2934, heather@dosemarket.com
Emily Fiffer, 312-285-7988, emily@dosemarket.com
Jessica Herman, 847-421-1411, jessica@dosemarket.com